Autism Awareness

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Building Acceptance and Awareness Through Activities and Education

May 17, 2022

April was Autism Awareness Month and on April 5th, 2022, the Office of Special Education launched its 4th Annual Autism Awareness and Acceptance Kick-Off: Building Acceptance and Awareness Through Activities and Education, with a virtual performance and an artwork presentation. This annual district event was created to promote Autism awareness, inclusion and self-determination for all […] Read More

Autism Awareness 2022

April 6, 2022

4th Annual Autism Awareness Month Kickoff from Newark Board of Education 2022 Autism Awareness Calendar of Events & Activities for Students & Families

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Newark Board of Education Connects with Families for Autism Awareness

April 19, 2019
[NEWARK, New Jersey – April 19, 2019] Earlier this month, the Newark Board of Education and the Office of Special Education launched into a month-long series of programs, lectures and parent-focused events to share information and updates with parents of students with special needs. This year’s kickoff included a number of special speakers, in addition […] Read More
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Newark Board of Education Kicks Off Autism Awareness Month With Student Performances and Family Support

April 5, 2019

More than 100 Students and Parents Participate in Morning Kickoff The Newark Board of Education, Department of Special Education, kicked-off Autism Awareness Month with student performances, parent involvement and more. More than 100 students and parents participated in this annual program that raises awareness of the education programs, services and life experiences of students with […] Read More

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Autism Awareness 2018

April 10, 2018

Events April 11, 2018: Autism Awareness Month Kickoff April 26, 2018: Be Informed, Be Prepared, Be Empowered; An evening of workshops for Autism Awareness Month NPS Stories Download the Autism Awareness Newsletter Press Release: April is Autism Awareness Month Media Coverage NJTV Online: How to Prepare Autistic Children for A Life Without Limits WMBC-TV News: […] Read More

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April is Autism Awareness Month

April 24, 2017

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, Technology HS adopted a pre-k special needs class at Benjamin Franklin school. The classroom teacher Ms. Mendoza from Benjamin Franklin generated a wish list that allowed Technology staff and students to purchase gifts from a website that specializes in products for autistic children. On Friday, April 7th, our school […] Read More

Trenton Thunder Mascot Visits Ivy Hill Elementary School Students to Promote Literacy

March 30, 2016

The Trenton Thunder mascot visited students at Ivy Hill Elementary School on Monday to promote literacy and perform a read-along of the well-known children’s poem “Casey at the Bat” [Newark NJ – March 30, 2016] On Monday, March 28, the Trenton Thunder mascot “Boomer” visited with students at Ivy Hill Elementary School to promote literacy […] Read More